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  • n. The nitrogen-fixation reaction of nitrogen gas and hydrogen gas, over an enriched iron or ruthenium catalyst, used industrially to produce ammonia.

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  • n. an industrial process for producing ammonia from nitrogen and hydrogen by combining them under high pressure in the presence of an iron catalyst

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After Fritz Haber (1868–1934), German chemist.

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